Jordan Spieth

HONOLULU | Matt Kuchar takes 1-shot lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU  —January 11, 2019— The easygoing vibe in Hawaii is a perfect fit for Matt Kuchar, who spends as much as a month at a time on the islands when his schedule allows. The Sony Open is more about work than play, and he’s having just as much fun. Kuchar ran off four birdies in five … Continue reading HONOLULU | Matt Kuchar takes 1-shot lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU | Putnam has career-best 62 to lead Sony Open

HONOLULU— Jan 10, 2019— Andrew Putnam didn’t get a practice round in for the Sony Open because of a bee sting, and he apparently didn’t need one. Putnam made birdie on half of his holes at Waialae on Thursday and took only 23 putts for an 8-under 62. It was the lowest score of his … Continue reading HONOLULU | Putnam has career-best 62 to lead Sony Open

LAS VEGAS | Peter Uihlein shoots 66 to take 2-shot lead in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Peter Uihlein birdied five of the last seven holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead Friday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open. Uihlein got to 13-under 129 at TPC Summerlin, a day after opening with a 63. Robert Streb and Whee Kim were tied for second, and Bryson DeChambeau, … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Peter Uihlein shoots 66 to take 2-shot lead in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS | Peter Uihlein leads in Las Vegas; Jordan Spieth 3 shots back

LAS VEGAS — Peter Uihlein topped the leaderboard at 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, with Jordan Spieth three strokes back in his season debut. Uihlein birdied six of his final nine holes in the morning round at TPC Summerlin. “It’s nice to get off to a good start, especially … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Peter Uihlein leads in Las Vegas; Jordan Spieth 3 shots back

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | The Latest: McIlroy reacts to greenside taunts at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Rory McIlroy heard some taunts from beside the green and responded in the best way possible. After rolling in an 8-foot putt on No. 3 to keep him and Ian Poulter 2-up against Jordan Spieth and Justin … Continue reading SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | The Latest: McIlroy reacts to greenside taunts at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | Europe extends Ryder Cup lead to 8-4 behind ‘Moliwood’

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France — Europe was on the verge of blowing open the Ryder Cup by winning three matches Saturday morning in fourballs to build an 8-4 lead over the Americans for its largest three-session lead since 2004. Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood — known this week at Le Golf National as “Moliwood” — put on … Continue reading SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | Europe extends Ryder Cup lead to 8-4 behind ‘Moliwood’

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | The Latest: Spieth expects tough test at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France— The Latest on the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Drama is almost guaranteed at a Ryder Cup. Just don’t expect there to be a barrage of birdies at Le Golf National this week. Jordan Spieth says the venue for this year’s Ryder Cup is “one of the … Continue reading SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | The Latest: Spieth expects tough test at Ryder Cup

NORTON, Mass. | ‘Mad Scientist’ DeChambeau claims 2nd straight FedEx Cup win

NORTON, Mass.  — Golf’s latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau. The 24-year-old physics major known as the “Mad Scientist” won his second straight event in the FedEx Cup playoffs on Monday, shooting a 4-under-par 67 at TPC Boston to win the Dell Technologies Championship by … Continue reading NORTON, Mass. | ‘Mad Scientist’ DeChambeau claims 2nd straight FedEx Cup win

ST. LOUIS | Future bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way

ST. LOUIS — Over an ear-splitting afternoon in which most of the cheers weren’t for him, Brooks Koepka got a taste of what golf feels like when Tiger Woods is in the hunt. And in his exhilarating but ultimately futile attempt to catch Koepka at the PGA Championship, Woods got a taste of what it’s … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Future bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth’s title defense at British Open ends without a bang

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Defending champion Jordan Spieth wasn’t the only one struggling to gain traction on the wind-swept final day at Carnoustie. But he was one of just two in the 79-player field who failed to make birdie, shooting 76 and sliding from a three-way tie atop the leaderboard at 9 under at the start … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth’s title defense at British Open ends without a bang

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy‘s first major champion. Tiger Woods took the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in nine years and lost it with one bad swing. Jordan Spieth cost himself another … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Tiger Woods is on the move in the British Open, edging to within a stroke of the lead on the front nine. Woods birdied two of his first six holes to get to 7-under-par, a shot behind Jordan Spieth and Xander … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Leaders near teeing off in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Leaders are on the range at the British Open, where they will be greeted by warm breezes in the final round at Carnoustie. Three players — including defending champion Jordan Spieth — are tied at the top of the leaderboard at … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Leaders near teeing off in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The yellow grass of a dry summer in Scotland comes to life Sunday because of a red shirt at the British Open. Tiger Woods is in contention for the claret jug again. Jordan Spieth was tied for the lead at Carnoustie as he tries to become the first repeat winner in 10 … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth set the tone pulling driver on the 396-yard opening hole and sending it bouncing and rolling to 10 feet for eagle. Moments later, Tiger Woods sent the gallery into a frenzy with three straight birdies to get into contention at a major for the first time in five years. On … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Americans Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner share the lead on 9-under par heading into the final round of the British Open, with Tiger Woods four shots back in his bid for a first major title in 10 years. Schauffele … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods marks British Open return with birdie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Tiger Woods returned to the British Open with a birdie. Woods teed off to a rousing ovation on the first tee at Carnoustie, wearing a pair of kinesiology tape strips on the back of his neck because of soreness. He fired an … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods marks British Open return with birdie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | The Latest: Willett back in form at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Danny Willett hasn’t had a victory since surprisingly winning the Masters in 2016, and he’s trying to put that right at the British Open. After opening his first round with a bogey, Willett has rolled in five birdies to reach 4 under … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | The Latest: Willett back in form at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | From midnight golf and lava clubs to the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a rusty “lava club,” used to hit balls off rock formations strewn across the fairways. Haraldur Magnus will become the first Icelandic man to play in any of golf’s four majors at the … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | From midnight golf and lava clubs to the British Open

CROMWELL, Conn | Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has no idea what it is like to play from behind at the Travelers Championship. The defending champion led after every round last year in his first visit to TPC River Highlands, and a shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to match Zach Johnson for the first-round lead. Spieth … Continue reading CROMWELL, Conn | Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla | Dustin Johnson part of 6-way tie for lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour gave its premier tournament even more sizzle by putting Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler in the same group Thursday afternoon. For the undercard, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas played together in the morning. None was anywhere near the lead at The Players … Continue reading PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla | Dustin Johnson part of 6-way tie for lead at Players

AUGUSTA, Ga. | Reed wins first major title, holding off Fowler at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. | April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Patrick Reed became famous playing for his country. He won for himself on Sunday at the Masters. Rory McIlroy came after him early. Jordan Spieth briefly tied him for the lead. Rickie Fowler birdied the last hole to leave him no room for error. Reed never flinched through … Continue reading AUGUSTA, Ga. | Reed wins first major title, holding off Fowler at Masters

Justin Thomas enjoys another short round in Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas /March 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Justin Thomas is the top seed remaining in the Dell Technologies Match Play and performing like one. Thomas went only 13 holes for the second straight match in a 6-and-5 victory over Si Woo Kim. He advanced to the quarterfinals Saturday afternoon and moved one step closer to … Continue reading Justin Thomas enjoys another short round in Match Play

Spieth, Reed to face each other in Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas/March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed play some of their most spirited golf against one another in the Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup, remarkable only because they’re on the same team. Now they’re opponents. And the stakes in the Dell Technologies Match Play are personal. The loser goes home. The most … Continue reading Spieth, Reed to face each other in Match Play

Spieth looking for a spark at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas/March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Seven tournaments into the year, Jordan Spieth has two top 10s, two missed cuts and no serious chances at winning. He also sees no reason to panic just yet. Certainly not this week. His stretch run to the Masters begins Wednesday with the Dell Technologies Match Play, and while … Continue reading Spieth looking for a spark at Match Play

Spieth in a good spot to keep his thinking to a minimum

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif/February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Jordan Spieth is trying to get back to the point that he stops thinking when he gets over a putt, and the AT&T National Pro-Am might provide the ideal environment for him. Sure, it helps that Spieth is the defending champion. He seized control by taking only 10 putts … Continue reading Spieth in a good spot to keep his thinking to a minimum

Spieth starts a new year with a new status: He’s engaged

KAPALUA, Hawaii/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Jordan Spieth now can remember 2017 for a silver jug and a diamond ring. Spieth confirmed Tuesday that he proposed to longtime girlfriend Anne Verret, and while he kept the details to a minimum, she said yes. “It was a fantastic year,” Spieth said. The 24-year-old Texan won the claret jug … Continue reading Spieth starts a new year with a new status: He’s engaged

Mickelson, Lahiri among 4 added to Presidents Cup

September 6, 2017 (STL.News) – Phil Mickelson was selected as a captain pick for the second straight Presidents Cup, extending a remarkable streak of playing on 23 consecutive U.S. teams. Anirban Lahiri of India will play for the second time, and it might be just as meaningful. U.S. captain Steve Stricker used his two picks … Continue reading Mickelson, Lahiri among 4 added to Presidents Cup

The Grand Slam ahead, Spieth goes for a hat trick

AKRON, Ohio/August 3, 2016 (AP)(STL.News) — Jordan Spieth will get his first crack at the career Grand Slam next week at the PGA Championship. For now, he goes after a hat trick. With so much attention on Spieth’s victory in the British Open and the prospect of the 24-year-old Texan becoming the youngest player to … Continue reading The Grand Slam ahead, Spieth goes for a hat trick

Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

SOUTHPORT, England/July 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — British Open: The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open. And that might have been the biggest surprise of all. The record will show that Spieth took a three-shot lead into the final round … Continue reading Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open